Manitoba is home to some of the oldest buildings in Western Canada. Prince of Wales Fort near Churchill is the oldest still-standing establishment in the province, built in the early 1700s, with Lower Fort Garry following close behind. Though our historic buildings may not seem old compared to
Let's face it, the items found in museums can be pretty cool. Things are old, beautiful, handcrafted, shiny and contain stories of the past. It's sometime hard not to wander through a space and wish you could have that amazing painting hanging on the wall in your own living room. With that idea in
If you have a love for visiting open houses, then we suggest visiting these four Winnipeg museums. While they are not for sale, they represent some of the city’s best preserved historic homes, complete with period features that will make you want to move right in. So take a look at these real estate listings to figure out which museum to visit first – the price of admission is way less than a down payment.
It’s the most terrifying time of the year, and ghastly characters are out and about in Manitoba. From clowns at the legendary Six Pines Haunted Attraction, to ghosts at the historic Fort la Reine, there’s just no escaping the fact that Halloween is here. If the thought alone gets your heart racing,
There is no mystery here: the Dalnavert Museum, the former home of a prominent Winnipeg family built in 1895, is a dramatic and striking restoration. Saved from a sure demise by the Manitoba Historical Society in 1969, the house and its
It’s the height of summer and everyone in the city is escaping. To the beach. To the lake. We take the opposite approach and head directly into the heart of the city with a weekend escape at the Delta Winnipeg Hotel. No wrangling kids at the lake. No packing snacks, sunscreen and shovels for the
There are 57 National Historic Sites and over 140 Provincial Heritage Sites in Manitoba. While each has its own important story worth discovering, here are eight sites to explore. 1. Dalnavert Museum This beautiful example of the Queen Anne Revival style was the home of Hugh Jon Macdonald, the 8 th